Houlston and Son, 1829 - 101 páginas
This volume includes Mary Martha Sherwood's Arzoomund, a tale set in India and the Middle East, aimed at young readers.

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Página 9 - ... admire the glories of creation, and these poor villagers were so besotted by their idolatries and the delusions of their false religions, that they had no other cares but the providing themselves with food, and no other pleasures than the enjoyment of that ease of body and indolence of mind which are considered as the sum of human felicity by the majority of the natives of India. One of the most opulent persons of Dira, about the year 1770, was a Hindoo carpenter of the name of Mockdoom, who...
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Página 27 - silver. Such was the female who now stepped forward, flaming with indignation, and was followed from the dark recess of her cabin by a woman, who, to judge by her wrinkles and haggard expression, might have been supposed to be, at least, ninety years of age, though, probably, we might with truth deduct thirty from the number. This poor wretch was, at once, the slave and counsellor of the...
Página 69 - ... ran gurgling down from the higher points of the hill, at no great distance from the hut, had not the brown flush on his dark features, and the increasing fire in his eye, led to the suspicion, that somewhat else had crept into the cup of the saint besides the pure dew of heaven. The whole of the kid and the greater part of two immense dishes of rice had disappeared before Ram...

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